South African National Defence Force Sticks to Its Guns

Businessday.com reports that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has awarded an R30.5 million ($4,130,983) contract to state-owned Denel Land Systems to maintain the force’s existing stock of R4 and R5 service rifles. Although the weapons have been in production since 1972, and Denel manufactures cutting-edge if internationally unloved weapons systems (e.g. the Umkhonto […]